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    My doctor is doing a shoulder arthroscopy and a capsulolabral reconstruction. Is there anyone who can help me code this surgery? Thanks so much, Linny
    Last edited by bayside; 06-08-2009 at 10:01 AM.

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    Apr 2007
    East Stroudsburg, PA


    Without reading the OP report, I would say the best code would be 29806. Arthroscopy always includes the diagnositic.
    ~Rebecca, CPC, COSC, CPC-I

    "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world" ~Anonymous

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    I agree with Rebecca. 29806 fits best
    Ann Marie CPC
    New Britain, CT

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    Default you guys are the best!

    Thank you so much, we really appreciate the help!!!!

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